Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — June 2017

Lamb Weston building $3.4 million warehouse in Pasco Lamb Weston broke ground recently on a $3.4 million storage warehouse in Pasco as it nears completion of a new $200 million French fry expansion in Richland. The new 49,500-square-foot building will be located at 5410 N. Commercial Ave. in Pasco near the King City truck stop. […]

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Networking

Networking — June 2017

SCORE volunteer helps launch 140 businesses  SCORE volunteer P. Simon Mahler helped launch 140 businesses that employed more than 1,700 people in 2016, according to an annual report published by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mahler created a 30-day virtual incubator program for those looking to launch a business. SCORE has helped more than 10 million aspiring entrepreneurs since 1964 […]

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Business Updates — June 2017

NEW BUSINESSES Swadee Thai has opened at 5109 Road 68, Suite B in Pasco. The restaurant serves authentic, homemade Thai cuisine. Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Contact: 509-412-1201. The Flavorful Dish has opened at 505 N. Fourth Ave., Suite 101 in Pasco. The restaurant serves soups, […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — May 2017

Collapsed tunnel at Hanford prompts emergency The emergency declared May 9 at the Hanford nuclear reservation north of Richland sent shock waves through the Tri-City community and grabbed global news headlines. The cave-in of a 20-foot section of a tunnel hundreds of feet long that’s used to store radioactively contaminated materials didn’t injure any workers […]

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Networking

Networking — May 2017

Kadlec Foundation announces new leadership With the retirement of Glenn Welch, executive director of Kadlec Foundation, Chris Garratt will oversee both Kadlec Foundation and the Providence St. Mary Foundation in Walla Walla in a newly created role as chief development officer. Autumn Clark, who has been with Kadlec Foundation since 2015, has been promoted to development […]

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Business Updates — May 2017

NEW BUSINESSES Advance Auto Parts has opened at 105 N. Ely St. in Kennewick. The business sells car parts for most vehicles, repairs and maintenance projects. Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Contact: 509-396-2582, advanceautoparts.com. CJ Business Consulting has opened in Pasco. The business provides […]

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Networking

Networking — April 2017

Local law firm adds shareholders  Smart, Connell, Childers and Verhulp has changed its name to Smart Law Offices, paying homage to founding partner Darrell K. Smart. Marcus Henry, a Pasco native, has been promoted to shareholder. He works exclusively in workers’ compensation at the firm’s Kennewick office. Mariah Wagar, a Kennewick native, has joined the firm […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — April 2017

Chervenell awarded bid for Kennewick elementary  Chervenell Construction Co. of Kennewick was awarded the general construction contract for Kennewick School District’s elementary #16, located in the Clearwater Creek development in Richland. Chervenell, currently building the new Westgate Elementary on Fourth Avenue in Kennewick, provided a low bid of $20 million. Elementary #16 will open to students […]

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Business Updates — April 2017

NEW BUSINESSES 509 Farmhouse has opened at 217 W. Kennewick Ave., Kennewick. The store sells vintage, handmade, antique and new home décor items. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Contact: 509-539-9789, 509farmhouse.com, Facebook. Bombing Range Kennels has opened at 495 Bombing Range Road, […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — March 2017

Job fair planned for teachers at Tri-Tech Those interested in teaching career and technical education, or CTE, courses can learn more at a job fair at Tri-Tech Skills Center on March 22. The job fair will be from 6 to 7 p.m. at Tri-Tech, 5929 W. Metaline Ave., in Kennewick. The CTE-focused program is looking for […]

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